Blog Posts in fire Safety

Homeowners trust electricity to light their homes and power their appliances, rarely thinking about it as dangerous. Yet the...Continue Reading

It might be hard to imagine, but some of the most flammable materials in your home are liquid! Solvents, oil, alcohol-based products, aerosol cans, and beauty products—all commonly found in homes—may pose a danger to the health and safety of you and your family if stored inappropriately....Continue Reading

Noticing flickering lights in the kitchen, bathroom, or any other room in your house can be a nuisance, but it’s usually not a reason to be concerned. There are many reasons for lights to flicker or dim—some that are harmless and others that may be hazardous. Before you get worried, be sure to...Continue Reading

Let’s face it…no one likes to think about the possibility of a fire occurring in their home. But house fires happen more often than people think. In fact, it’s the third most common insurance claim behind severe weather and water damage claims. The good news is there are many things you can do...Continue Reading

A fire in your home, no matter how small, can be a traumatic event for you and your family. Your first instinct may be to jump in and clean up everything yourself, so your home feels normal again. Although there are many actions you...Continue Reading

Small house fires are the most common disasters in North America. If you've suffered a house fire, you're probably just grateful no one was hurt. But after the initial shock, there are many things you'll have to take care of, including finding a place to stay, contacting your insurance company,...Continue Reading

One of the hardest parts about recovering from a fire is deciding what you can salvage and what you must throw away. It’s heartbreaking to discard damaged items with sentimental value, and it feels like a waste of money to dump food exposed to smoke. However, the cost to restock your pantry and...Continue Reading

It’s wise to plan for all types of emergencies that could strike at home – from gas and carbon monoxide leaks to burst pipes and flooded basements – but fire is the most critical emergency to plan for.

Thorough fire preparedness involves...Continue Reading

Was your home recently damaged in a fire? You may be searching for DIY fire restoration tips to save a little cash in the recovery process, but the simple fact is this: fire and smoke damage restoration is not a job for amateurs. Here are four reasons why trying to clean up the mess yourself...Continue Reading

Electronics are delicate items, as there are various factors that cause them to quit working properly. Since many irreplaceable items are stored electronically, it’s important to be prepared for the worst. In the event of a fire, here is what you need to know about smoke damage and your...Continue Reading